WebSci ACM Conference 2014 – 23-26 June

  ACM WebSci14 (http://www.websci14.org/) will be hosted by Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.   The ACM Web Science 2014 Conference will be hosted on the beautiful campus of Indiana University, Bloomington from June 23 to June 26, 2014. Web Science studies the vast information network of people, communities, organizations, applications, and …

San Francisco Web Observatory Workshop

Students, researchers and web scientists came together for a hackathon-sytle meet-up hosted by Mark Musen and the team at Stanford.

Post-grad researchers Ramine Tinati, Chris Phethean and Ian Brown from Southampton introduced the day with presentations of their research interests including:

  • Social Media effectiveness for Charities,
  • Message propgation in Social Networks and
  • Observation – how observatories are different


the session progressed into a data hack together kicked off by Vinay Goel from our partners at the Internet Archive to look at ways in which complex data sets can be wrangled, analysed and shared.

Is the Internet Governable? – Distinguished Lecture with Daniel J Weitzner

Monday 11 February 2013 – Daniel J Weitzner, Director, Decentralized Information Group Massachusetts Institute of Technology gave a Distinguished Lecture at Southampton University, the video from the event can now be viewed here Distinguished Lecture Video .